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FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES

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Want to learn how to successfully manage diabetes? How to eat healthy on a budget?  Make a spending plan to save money?

The Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Program is dedicated to providing science-based information and educational programming throughout the community to empower individuals and families to make informed decisions about their well-being and to be able to make changes to improve their health and quality of life.  The Family and Consumer Sciences Department provides education in the areas of food and nutrition, chronic disease, weight management, disease prevention, food safety, and financial management. 

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CONTACT

Andrea Nikolai

Family and Consumer Sciences

Extension Agent II, M.S.

863-519-1072

andreanikolai@ufl.edu

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